Chills and Thrills


Join us for a Spook-tacular Day of Fun!

Mark your calendars for a full day of Halloween fun that benefits co-curricular programs for all Mount St. Mary Academy students. Held on the beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Hillcrest, Chills & Thrills has something for everyone. This new community event starts with a 5K Monster Dash, ends with an adults-only Twilight Bash, and features family fun activities throughout the afternoon. You can count on performances by the Mount St. Mary Rockettes, inventive costumes, a wide array of Halloween festivities and food from around the world, so invite your friends. Chills & Thrills is open to the community and guaranteed to be a scream!


Monster Dash 5K

8 a.m. Start, 9 a.m. Awards


Runners in this 5K race have more than just their best time to beat! Costumed “monsters” are out to slow you down, so runners beware. Monsters are positioned strategically throughout this fun run’s hilly course to add some thrills and keep you on your toes!


Prizes will be awarded to male and female winners and runners with the best costumes. T-shirts will be included for registrations received prior to October 22.



Course and Event Details


Timing and Scoring


Packet Pick-up

Tricks-n-Treats Family Fun

Mount St. Mary Academy Campus (3224 Kavanaugh Blvd.)

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


All ages will enjoy the spook-tacular Halloween food and games occurring from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Mount St. Mary Academy campus. For the braver souls out there, the “Mount Scary Academy” Haunted House will test your inner fortitude with chills throughout the school, and a Mad Scientist’s laboratory is more fitting for the younger crowd. A zipline, mechanical bull and rock climbing wall give older children a chance to try their “tricks,” and for younger kiddos, the dunk tank and inflatable adrenaline rush obstacle course may be more their speed!


Plenty of “treats” will tantalize your taste buds with Frightening Fare from Around the World. And don’t forget to visit the BOO-tique, an MSM marketplace full of creative home goods, seasonal treats and accessories (some handcrafted by our talented students and alumnae). Tricks-n-Treats’ food, games and shopping give everyone a chance to get in on the fun!


Admission to the campus is free. Tickets for food and games may be purchased at event check-In on the Mount St. Mary Academy campus.

Twilight Bash

McAuley Center Gymnasium (3224 Kavanaugh Blvd.)
7 to 10 p.m.


Thriller’s got nothing on this adults-only halloween party on the hill! Costumes are optional, but fun is a must. Hazy Nation will be cranking out nineties covers from the alternative college rock scene as guests are treated to heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktail concoctions fit for Frankenstein’s bride. Parents and friends of Mount St. Mary are guaranteed to have a shrieking good time while alumnae are invited back to their old “haunt” for a twilight bash they won’t forget.


Tickets: $40/person


Tickets must be purchased prior to October 22.

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